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Old 03-29-2009, 10:47 PM   #1
 
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Ok i just got my master test kit did a PH Nitrite Amomonia Nitrate and a High PH test. just a few min ago and my PH 7.6 so i did the High PH and it read 8.0. Ammonia 0. Nitrite 0. nitrate 10. how do u lower your ph and is every thing else ok? its an API kit if that matters?
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Old 03-29-2009, 10:49 PM   #2
 
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oh and i have 2 clown loach 7 mollies 4 tetras and pleco in the 55 gallon tank.
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Old 03-29-2009, 10:52 PM   #3
 
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Your pH is not an issue. What's the KH?
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Old 03-29-2009, 10:56 PM   #4
 
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what is kh? my test kit didnt come with any thing for that it just has thos five things
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Old 03-29-2009, 11:06 PM   #5
 
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KH-carbonate hardness It's a separate kit.
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Old 03-29-2009, 11:08 PM   #6
 
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ok what other kits should i get my water here is hard water out of the tap.
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Old 03-29-2009, 11:32 PM   #7
 
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How did you know it's hard?
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Old 03-29-2009, 11:39 PM   #8
 
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the town has hard water and the calcium build up on every thing. is it bad to have hard water?
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Old 03-29-2009, 11:44 PM   #9
 
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It's fine. It's usually the wild caught specimens that need their water chemistry adjusted to be able to thrive.
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Old 03-29-2009, 11:53 PM   #10
 
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are u talking the archer fish or the other in the fresh water?
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